An early 18th century British spy in the Ottoman lands revealed covert operations designed to spread separatism across the Muslim world. Hempher is a British missioner who was assigned the task of carrying on espionage . Page 4 of 7 1 Waqf Ikhlas publications Confessions of a British Spy . Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only.

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In these schools we shall educate Byzantine, Greek and Armenian children and cinfession them up as the enemies of Muslims. Yet he did not say, ” You are a munafiq,” to any of them.

In fact, Abu Bakr, Umar, Uthman, Ali, Umayyads and Abbasids came to seize power by sheer force and the sword, and each of them was a sovereign. He was seated on a dais.

In addition to the money, information and maps we would need, we were given a list containing names of statesmen, scholars, and chiefs of tribes. Therefore, you might as well remember Allah without performing namaz.

One of the other four people, the secretary said, had become a Muslim and remained in Egypt. Batoul marked it as to-read Aug 16, Make sure that Muslim children remain ignorant by casting various aspersions on religious authorities and thus preventing Muslim parents from sending their children to religious schools.

Experienced members of the Ministry of Colonies predicted that this sick man would pass away in less than a century. Satyan marked it as to-read Jun 18, The book recommends to vitiate Muslims’ staunch spots and to popularize their weaknesses, and it prescribed the methods for accomplishing this. Both of them were dead religions that instituted no concern for life and which were no more than forms of addresses. It would be worth while if you spent all your time indoctrinating him,” he said.


One day I said to one of them: Because I worked part time, from morning till noon, that is, he would give me half the wage he gave the other employees. In addition, imbue them with this conviction: The number of Shiites was smaller than one-tenth that of Sunnites. Hempher also learned that he was only one of 5, British agents assigned with the same mission of weakening the Muslims, and that the government planned to increase the number of agents toby the end of the eighteenth century: For Murshid Effendi was the kind of person who would undress me and examine my genitals to see whether I was telling the truth.

Confessions of a British Spy

The Islamic scholars wrote down whatever they heard from the Ashab al-kiram. They were perfectly successful in popularizing alcoholic spirits, gambling, indecencies, and breaking them into groups by means of instigation [and football clubs.

Our Ministry needs one century at the most to realize this program. My wife was pregnant. We made a one- week marriage contract for Muhammad of Najd, who gave the woman some gold in the name of “Mahr.

We therefore retaliate for this. From then on, Jews disguised as Shiite scholars in every century consolidated this sect. Whereas cheerful days such as these go by as quickly as an hour, days of grief seem to take centuries. They must be told that “interest is haram when in multiples, for it is stated in the Qur’an, ‘Do not receive interest in multiples.


It was wise of me to visit my paternal aunt. Hizmet Books P Box: We had already made some agreements, all of which were to our advantage, with the Sick Man the Ottoman Empire.

Memoirs of Mr. Hempher: Confessions of a British spy

And this, in turn, is a facility for Muslims. We did not give up hope, though. For fourteen centuries Muslims worked in the lightsome way taught by Qur’an al-karim and made progress in knowledge, in ethics, in science, arts, trade, and politics. Then add that “Humus the one-fifth mentioned above is to be given to the Prophet or to the Khalifa, not to the wpy.

Memoirs of Mr. Hempher: Confessions of a British spy

Broadcast the conception that Islam is a hemher peculiar to the Arabs only. Hempher later returned to Britain to be briefed by the British Imperial Ministry.

Yet I had to use it. Any extra payment agreed on at the time of lending is interest. For instance, if you know what direction the enemy forces will come from, you will make preparations accordingly, post your forces at suitable positions, and thus rout the enemy.

All four of us coordinated to train Muhammad of Najd in such a way that in future he would do what was excepted from him in the best way.

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